Another doubleheader day in the Bangladesh Premier League 2019. The first match of the day will be played between Rajshahi Royals and Sylhet Thunders followed by Dhaka Platoon and Cumilla Warriors.
Both matches will be played at the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka.
The Sylhet Thunder have started their campaign on a losing note as they were beaten by Chattogram Challengers by 5 wickets.
On the other hand, Rajshahi Royals have started their campaign convincingly by defeating the Dhaka Platoon by 9 wickets.
Last result at this venue
Dec 12, 2019: Dhaka Platoon 134/9 (20 Overs), were defeated by Rajshahi Royals 136/1 (18.2 Overs) by 9 wickets.
RAR vs SYL Team News
The Sylhet Thunder would be eyeing their first win of the season.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Available: Sherfane Rutherford will be available now after completing his national duties.
Unavailable: Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Mohammad Sami.
Possible replacement: Nazmul Hossain Milon might make way for Sherfane Rutherford in the eleven.
Sylhet Thunder Playing 11- (Expected).
Johnson Charles, Sohag Gazi, Mohammad Mithun, Nazmul Islam, Mosaddek Hossain, Jeevan Mendis, Krishmar Santokie, Ebadot Hossain, Nazmul Hossain Milon/S Rutherford, Rony Talukdar, Naveen-ul-Haq
It was a Royal victory for Rajshahi Royals in the last game.
Injuries: No injury concerns
Probable combination: After a scintillating win in the opening game, no changes in the playing XI is expected to take place.
Rangpur Rangers Playing 11- (Expected)
Shoaib Malik, Alok Kapali, Abu Jayed, Andre Russell, Ravi Bopara, Minhajul Abedin Afridi, Afif Hossain, Liton Das, Hazratullah Zazai, Taijul Islam, Farhad Reza
RAR vs SYL Squads
Andre Russell (c), Shoaib Malik, Ravi Bopara, Liton Das (wk), Afif Hossain, Mohammad Nawaz, Alok Kapali, Mohammad Irfan, Kamrul Islam, Abu Jayed, Taijul Islam, Farhad Reza, Nahidul Islam, Minhajul Abedin Afridi, Hazratullah Zazai, Irfan Sukkur
Mosaddek Hossain (c), Johnson Charles, Sohag Gazi, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Nazmul Islam, Nazmul Hossain Milon, Sherfane Rutherford, Jeevan Mendis, Krishmar Santokie, Monir Hossain, Delwar Hossain, Ruyel Miah, Rony Talukdar, Naveen-ul-Haq, Ebadot Hossain, Shafiqullah Shafiq, Nayeem Hasan
RAR vs SYL Dream11 Fantasy Team
Fantasy Picks from Sylhet Thunder-
Players to watch-out:
Johnson Charles: 3765 runs from 154 T20 innings at a strike rate of 126.17.
Mohammad Mithun: 1852 runs from 95 T20 innings at a strike rate of 118.18.
Sohag Gazi: 286 runs from 41 T20 innings and 56 wickets.
Nayeem Hasan: 30 wickets from 29 T20s.
Fantasy Picks from Rajshahi Royals-
Players to watch-out:
Andre Russell: 5065 runs from 257 T20 innings at a strike rate of 170.02 and 276 wickets.
Shoaib Malik: 9176 runs from 341 T20 innings at a strike rate of 125.01 and 142 wickets.
Alok Kapali: 872 runs from 63 T20 innings at a strike rate of 105.06 and 35 wickets.
Players to avoid:
M Irfan, Kamrul Islam